Pet CPR & First Aid Class Offered

Submitted by Judith Levin, VP CT Animal House.

Do you know how to help your pet in an emergency? Learn the life saving skills needed to help your pet in an emergency while supporting CT Animal House in their mission to help pets! Pet CPR & First Aid Class will be held on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019, from noon – 4:00 p.m. at the Colchester Hayward Volunteer Fire Co. (52 Old Hartford Road, Colchester, CT 06415). 

This class is designed for anyone with an interest in protecting the safety and wellness of animals. Training is geared toward Pet Parents, Pet Care Professionals (groomer, sitter, walker, vet tech), Animal Rescue Group Volunteers and Emergency Service Personnel (no prior training or experience is required). Taught by a 25+ year seasoned pre-hospital care provider and educator, the class includes lecture, demonstration, and an emphasis on hands-on skills practice to ensure your proficiency in the life saving skills presented.

Hands-on Skills Practice:

  • emergency muzzling & restraint
  • vital signs assessment
  • CPR (canine & feline)
  • choking management (conscious & unconscious)
  • bleeding control/shock management


  • medical emergencies (seizures, bloat, allergic reaction)
  • poisoning
  • environmental emergencies
  • pet safety & wellness

You save $10 off the regular $75 registration fee with no further out-of-pocket expense on your part for this fundraiser class. $65 per person includes handbook, certificate & emergency muzzle). To register, visit & click “Register Online.” Questions? Call Tom Rinelli, Paws N Claws 911 at (631) 721-8129 (daily until 10:00 p.m.) Pre-registration is required. Sponsored by CT Animal House, a not-for-profit dedicated to ending the euthanasia of adoptable dogs in Connecticut pounds.

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